CCAC celebrates Black History Month with events and activities at all campuses

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County is holding a variety of events and activities at all four campuses and two centers in recognition of Black History Month. All the events are free and open to the public. A complete list of events, locations, dates and times follows:

Allegheny Campus

  • Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” featuring food and discussion:
    Physical Education Building–Cougar’s Den February 3, 12:00 p.m.
  • Be the Match bone marrow donor drive:
    Foerster Student Services Center–second floor February 24, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Boyce Campus

  • Black History Month book display:
    Library–all February
  • African-American history poster campaign:
    Hallway–all February
  • Student-designed African-American history profiles:
    TV monitors–all February
  • Be the Match bone marrow donor drive:
    Entrance hallway February 23, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • BHM trivia contest hosted by B.L.A.C. Club, with gift basket awarded to weekly winners
    Student Union–every Thursday in February

Braddock Hills Center

  • Film – “The Help” Room 108 February 23, 2:00 p.m.

North Campus

  • Black History Month display:
    Atrium–all February
  • Speaker: Chaz Kellem,
    YWCA: Room 3002 February 16, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
  • Be the Match® bone marrow donor drive:
    Atrium February 25, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • African-American Poetry & Literature Profile:
    Atrium & Atrium Stage February 22–25, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

South Campus

  • Black History Month luncheon:
    Room G-11 February 10, 12:00 p.m.
  • Black History Month discussion panel, “Why Do We Still Showcase Black History Month in the 21st Century?”
    Room A306 February 15, 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
  • Film – “More Than a Month” featuring a post-film discussion:
  • Location TBA, February 29, 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
  • Black History Month display:
    Library–all February

Homewood-Brushton Center

  • African-American History poster campaign–all February

West Hills Center

  • Speaker: Chaz Kellem, YWCA:
    Room S1407 February 25, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.


About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates nearly 30,000 credit students through more than 150 degree, certificate, diploma and transfer programs and offers thousands of students access to noncredit and workforce development courses. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to approximately 500 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond. Visit to learn more.

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